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  • The Forgotten 500

  • By: Gregory A. Freeman
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 817
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 826

Here is the astonishing, never-before-told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II: when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines. During a bombing campaign, hundreds of American airmen were shot down in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. Local Serbian villagers risked their own lives to give refuge to the soldiers, and for months the airmen lived in hiding, waiting for rescue.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must Read for WWII Fans

  • By B. Beck on 03-06-08

And, by this, not forgotten

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-19

An important piece of history is conveyed in this entertaining, enlightening, and stirring account of WWII and the largest - yet largely unknown - rescue of downed airmen in history.

  • The Partner

  • A Novel
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,408
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,659
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,662

From a short distance away, Patrick watched his own burial. Then he fled. Six weeks later, a fortune was stolen from his ex-law firm's offshore account.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A minor peeve...

  • By N. Ekim on 01-29-14

There's No Home Like Place

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-18-19

Compelling story, grips and twists like vintage Grisham. I've read reviews that panned the conclusion and, without spoiling, I disagree. There is a complex calculus of ironies, morals, and macguffins there. Perhaps to receive the message, one must have not only spent days gazing out of the office window longing to be elsewhere, but also have indulged the palpable reality of it.

  • Behind the Lines

  • Corps, Book 7
  • By: W. E. B. Griffin
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 852
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 849

World War II. On the island of Mindanao, the Philippines, a man calling himself "General" Fertig has set himself up as a guerrilla leader to harass the Japanese. Army records show that the only officer named Fertig in the Philippines is a reserve lieutenant colonel of the Corps of Engineers, reported MIA on Luzon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable but the sound engineer needs to be fired

  • By Banyan on 12-31-15

A nother great book in the series.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-17

Dick Hill is great, truly, but his voices in this audio book were a bit of from others.

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